CALGARY, ALTA. and DARTMOUTH, N.S. – JACQUES WHITFORD LTD. and AXYS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING LTD., two leading Canadian environmental, scientific and engineering consulting firms, have concluded an agreement to unite. This move creates a premier consulting organization dedicated to serving clients in energy, resource and government sectors addressing challenges in natural and built environments. The combined organization will have offices in every Canadian province and the Northwest Territories.
Combined operations will include 45 locations across Canada, in the United States and internationally. The two employee-owned firms will consolidate ownership, with AXYS becoming a wholly owned subsidiary within the Jacques Whitford Group. AXYS is based in Calgary, Alta. The Jacques Whitford Group has corporate headquarters in Dartmouth, N.S.
The combined team has nearly 1,400 colleagues of whom approximately 350 are shareholder employee-owners. Although both firms will continue to operate under their own names, they will immediately begin a process to identify the best ways to integrate services and collaborate towards common objectives.
Their web addresses are www.JacquesWhitford.com and www.axys.net.